Jul 22 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 22 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come to the Atheneum lobby to pick up your Teen Take-and-Make kit! Here’s a fun variation of the flip book-instead of pictures, moving designs are created using punched holes. Try using different shaped punches or … Continue reading "Teen Take-and-Make Kits – Hole Punch Flip Book"
Jul 23 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation President & CEO Cormac Collier for a middle moors run stopping off at beautiful vistas and interesting ecological sites along the way. 3.5 mile loop starting at the parking lot off … Continue reading "Conservation Run with the President & CEO"
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile,45-50 minute  nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation botanist Kelly Omand for a walk through the NCF Sanford Farm/Ram Pasture property, discovering the unusual wet meadows around The Barn and descending to Ram Pasture to visit our globally rare … Continue reading "Botany at The Barn & Ram Pasture with Kelly Omand"
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
We are showing new works by our super-talented, multi-medium artist Anne Marie Bratton We are COVID prepared, Masks must be worn …Tiaras — optional!!
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Stop by the Weezie porch and pick up a fun project to make at home. Learn all about fingerprinting and then classify your own fingerprints. To extend the activity further call the Weezie Desk at … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go: Fingerprinting"
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
The Dragonfly event created to inspire change with mental illness. This year’s event will raise funds for NAMI CC&I on Nantucket & Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center. Event will have open bar & hors d’oeuvres, … Continue reading "CANCELED Dragonfly Fundraiser"
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am
A 2-1/2 mile, 55 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. No reservations necessary.
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
We are showing new works by our super-talented, multi-medium artist Anne Marie Bratton We are COVID prepared, Masks must be worn …Tiaras — optional!!
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Stop by the Weezie porch and pick up a fun project to make at home. Learn all about fingerprinting and then classify your own fingerprints. To extend the activity further call the Weezie Desk at … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go: Fingerprinting"
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am
Celebrate the newly renovated and updated Women’s Department in Murray’s Toggery Shop at this Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 62 Main Street
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jul 25 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am Jettie's Beach
Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we are unable to have a live in-person event this summer. Alternatively, we will be offering the following options discussed further below: Virtual “Coast to Coast” Challenge 4 Mile Swim Experience … Continue reading "Swim Across America"
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile,45-50 minute  nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
If you are planning on attending, practice physical distancing and wear a face covering. Hazardous waste collection events are held at the Department of Public Works – Administration Offices, located at 188 Madaket Road, two … Continue reading "Hazardous Waste Collection Day"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Don’t miss the summer savings.  You may discover a treasure! Held in the parking lot at 49 Union Street.  Face-coverings and social distancing are required.  Cash or check only.  Rain date is July 26.
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
We are showing new works by our super-talented, multi-medium artist Anne Marie Bratton We are COVID prepared, Masks must be worn …Tiaras — optional!!
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jul 26 @ 8:30 am
A 2-1/2 mile, 55 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. No reservations necessary.
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Jul 26 @ 7:15 pm Childrens Beach
Musician Rebecca Chapa will perform on the Bandstand Stage at Children’s Beach. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner, and get ready to dance!  Wear a mask and social distance.  Presented by the … Continue reading "Free Sunday Outdoor Concert"
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jul 27 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am
A 2-1/2 mile, 55 minute nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. No reservations necessary.
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Stop in to see work by Linda Saligman, who takes shell design on furniture, mirrors, and accessories to a whole new dimension. The Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5:30pm & Sun … Continue reading "Linda Saligman SEAquel Designs at Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you know the difference between a maze and a labyrinth? Stop by the Weezie porch and pick up a project to make at home and explore the difference! All materials and instructions are included. … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go: Labyrinth or Maze?"
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come to the Atheneum lobby to pick up a free Teen Take-and-Make Kit! Make your own hanging lantern with the supplies in the bag. Kit includes: Glass jar, fabric, wire, beads, and a candle. All … Continue reading "Teen Take-and-Make Kits: Hanging Lantern"
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
The Atheneum has decided to dedicate Mondays to all things food! Sharing recipes, cooking challenges and exploring new ingredients. This week, we will discuss cool and refreshing summer recipes and share the details for our … Continue reading "Online: Yummy Monday – Summer Recipe Swap and Spice Challenge!"
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jul 28 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 28 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile,45-50 minute  nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"